Author Archives: Lindsey Harris


The New Forest, Autumn 2018

For the last few days I’ve been in the New Forest, photographing the amazing autumn colours of the trees and forest floor.

Deep rich browns, oranges, yellows and greens have made this year’s New Forest autumn particularly spectacular.


Stunning sunset at Sandbanks & Poole Harbour

This evening there was a stunning sunset at Sandbanks / Poole Harbour, Dorset.

These circles in the sand were briefly visible, before disappearing forever.


Square & Compass Pumpkin & Beer Festival 2018

On Sunday 7th October the Square & Compass pub held their annual Pumpkin and Beer Festival. This year scarecrows were also included.


2018 Great Dorset Steam Fair

Thursday 23rd August was the first day of the 2018 Great Dorset Steam Fair. This year is also the 50th anniversary of the annual event. Judging by the queues to get into the site each day, […]


2018 Steam Up, Drusilla’s Inn, Horton

Yesterday I spent several happy hours at the 2018 Steam Up at Drusilla’s Inn, Horton, Dorset. The annual Steam Up event traditionally marks the beginning of the Great Dorset Steam Fair. A large number of traction […]


WW1 Homecoming Parade, Blandford 2018

Today I went to Blandford Forum, Dorset, to watch the WW1 Homecoming Parade, which marks 100 years since the end of WW1. It also officially started the celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the Great […]


Larmer Tree Festival 2018

After a year’s break Larmer Tree Festival, in Wiltshire, is back for Larmer Tree Festival 2018!  Complete with peacocks and the odd free flying macaw, Larmer Tree is a music and arts festival set in beautiful Victorian […]


Pink Poppy Fields Dorset, 2018

For the last four years I’ve been photographing Dorset’s pink poppy fields – Papaver somniferum, the opium poppy.  However, since the summer of 2017 there had been quite a bit of speculation, on the web, as […]


Red Poppy Fields, Berkshire, 2018

I spotted this gorgeous sea of red poppies tucked away in a Berkshire valley, accessible only on foot. In fact I’d given up on finding any red poppies this year, and it was quite by […]


The Man Engine Radstock, Somerset, 2018

Today I was lucky enough to photograph the Man Engine at Radstock, Somerset.  The Man Engine is a giant, metal, Cornish miner – part man, part machine – standing 11.2 metres high. The Man Engine […]